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Advice for people with diabetes and their families

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Type 1 bag

Hearing your child has Type 1 diabetes can feel overwhelming. But having good advice early on can make a big difference. That's why we created our Type 1 bag. 

Filled with resources, guidance and stories, it will help you make your child's first year with diabetes as simple to manage as possible.

Order your Type 1 bag today

What is the Type 1 bag?

Our Type 1 bag has been created for parents with a child who has been newly diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. It's full of tips and support to help make life a little bit easier. 

The Type 1 bag includes: 

  • A parent’s guide to Type 1 diabetes, our in-depth guide for families
  • My Life, our magazine for children.
  • Here for you, a guide to the support that is on offer at diagnosis and beyond.
  • ‘Make the grade’ parent pack, with everything parents need to make sure their child is happy and healthy at school.
  • Away from home guide, which parents can fill in to provide practical information for anyone who is looking after their child.
  • Stories about living life to the full with Type 1.


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